Tag Archives: Gay

Continuing to Care about Suicide Prevention: The Trevor Project

Continuing the focus on suicide prevention by highlighting The Trevor Project, Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This year the focus is on the way religions reinforce homophobia and transphobia. Continue reading

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Day of Silence

The annual Day of Silence is held to highlight the impact of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Continue reading

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National Statistics about Sexual Violence on College Campuses

The theme for Sexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM) 2010 is Prevent Sexual Violence…on our campuses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 20 to 25 percent of college women in the United States experience attempted or completed rape during while in college. Continue reading

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Ten Things Men Can Do To Prevent Gender Violence

Jackson Katz writes about how men can take responsibility for changing the culture that promotes sexual violence. Continue reading

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